In partnership with IS&T, ETS, the School of Social Welfare and the Library, the campus-supported Citrix service has been expanded to provide access to research tools that are costly or difficult to setup on local machines. This guide answers questions about how to get started with the service and what to expect when using the tools in the virtual lab.
Citrix gives you secure access to certain UC Berkeley applications that are not installed on your computer workstation (e.g., BAIRS; Cal Planning) as well as to applications that can be used for individual projects such as Excel and SPSS. Using CITRIX eliminates compatibility and security issues that occur when running web browser versions for each application.
Install the Citrix Receiver:
To access Citrix you will need to install the Citrix Receiver. The Citrix Receiver is a client and web browser plug-in that provides you wit secure browser access to certain UC Berkeley applications from any location.
To install the Citrix Receiver go to https://kb.berkeley.edu/page.php?id=38262 and click on the instructions for your computer platform
Access the Citrix Website:
Once you have Installed the Citrix Receiver go to https://citrix.berkeley.edu and log in using your CalNet ID and pass-phrase.
For additional Information on how to use Citrix use the UC Berkeley Knowledge Base. using https://kb.berkeley.edu/search.php?q=citrix
Information can be found on topics such as issues related to Citrix implementation on specific computer platforms, printer support and how to resolve common problems.